|50ft Panda [LP - 2007] - Chris Hutchinson & Tom Waters|
It's all about the riffs; pure rhythm and sensitive musicianship can make for interesting and engaging music without the need for catchy melodies and lyrics. The duo's sound has roots in stoner (Kyuss, Clutch), metal (Mastodon, Melvins) and prog (Lightning Bolt, Oxes) but is a culmination of all 3, plus more rocking out. The idea for 50ft Panda was to strip back to the basic formula of a rock song: the riff, the beat and that fucking hench grunt of a sound...
Keywords: 50ft panda; oxford; rock; music; tooting bizarre; chris hutchinson; tom waters